Employment Opportunities

Greater Wisconsin Agency on Aging Resources Inc. (GWAAR) employment opportunities:

Veteran-Directed Home and Community-Based Services (VDHCBS) Care Consultant

The Greater Wisconsin Agency on Aging Resources (GWAAR) is seeking a full-time Care Consultant. The VDHCBS program helps Veterans needing assistance choose their own caregivers, services, and supports to be able to safely and successfully remain living in their home. In conjunction with the Veteran and their family, the VDHCBS Care Consultant is responsible for assessing the Veteran’s abilities, identifying areas of need, developing a care plan to meet the needs, and monitoring service provision.

Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in social work or related field from an accredited college, master’s degree preferred. Five years of related work experience including at least three years in case management or care coordination role. Knowledge of long-term care, social service delivery systems, and other issues relating to the Veteran population preferred. Computer proficiency required, experience with Microsoft Access preferred. This position requires a significant amount of travel within the Tomah, Madison, and Milwaukee VAMC catchment areas. Reliable automobile and insurance required. Ideal candidate will be located in Northern-Central or Southern-Central part of the state. Please send cover letter, resume, references, and salary preferences to:

Lisa Drouin, VA Programs Manager
Lisa.Drouin@GWAAR.org

VDHCBS Care Consultant Position Description

Guardianship Support Center Managing Attorney

The Greater Wisconsin Agency on Aging Resources, Inc. seeks an attorney licensed in Wisconsin to join the five-attorney staff of its Elder Law and Advocacy Center in the Madison office. This is a full-time, grant-funded position managing the Wisconsin Guardianship Support Center, addressing the needs of vulnerable adults, their families, health care and social service providers, long-term support systems, and adult protective services staff with the legal issues of guardianship, protective services, financial and health care advance directives, and mental health commitments.

The attorney will staff a statewide telephone helpline providing neutral information on adult guardianship and related matters; collaborate with statewide partners and counties to promote and educate consumers on advance directives; draft quarterly newsletters on related topics; conduct at least 12 outreach presentations annually to professional and consumer organizations; moderate an interactive adult protective service professionals email listserv; maintain a program website with up-to-date consumer publications; participate in broad-based workgroups on guardian training and education; and prepare ready-to-use training materials.

To apply, submit resume and cover letter addressing experience in (a) substantive knowledge of guardianship and advance directives, (b) providing legal telephone and email consultations, (c) conducting outreach, developing training programs, and creating educational materials for both professionals and consumers, and (d) systemic advocacy.  Resumes submitted without a cover letter will not be considered. 

Please submit materials electronically with the subject line GUARDIANSHIP ATTORNEY to Attorney Kate Schilling, Legal Services Manager, kate.schilling@gwaar.org. The position is open until filled. Applications received by September 13 will be included in the first round of interviews. Salary DOE. Generous fringe benefits package.

Guardianship Support Center Managing Attorney Position Description

Network Employment Opportunity

The Clark County ADRC has a vacant Nutrition and Prevention Coordinator position open. Apply here.

GWAAR is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse and inclusive workforce. GWAAR provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and employment applicants without regard to unlawful considerations of sex, sexual orientation, gender (including gender identity and/or expression), pregnancy, race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, religion or similar philosophical beliefs, disability, marital and civil union status, age, genetic information, veteran status or any personal attribute or characteristic that is protected by applicable local, state or federal laws.